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Boris Augurzky
University of Heidelberg, IZA Bonn
Alfred Weber-Institute
Grabengasse 14
Heidelberg, 69117
Biographical Sketch:

Boris Augurzky studied economics at the University of Heidelberg and received the degree of Diplom-Volkswirt in 1997. During his undergraduate studies he specialized in statistics and econometrics; his diploma thesis in the field of econometrics deals with new econometric methods in the international debate on wage inequality. In his Ph.D. thesis (1997-2000) he concentrates on econometric evaluation techniques, e.g. matching and instrumental variables estimators, and on estimating the effect of schooling/education on earnings. In 1998, he was granted a scholarship by the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung. Boris Augurzky joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2000.

Primary Research Focus:

Econometric evaluations strategies; return to education

JEL Areas:
C1 : Econometric and Statistical Methods: General
I2 : Education: General